Inside the University 159 - Scoop Back Take from Side Control and Transition to Mount or Back Retention against Escape

Inside the University 159 - Scoop Back Take from Side Control and Transition to Mount or Back Retention against Escape

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Xande teaches a flow sequence to take your opponent's back and to re-take your opponent's back when they attempt to hip escape and get their back to the mat. In this lesson we learn to re-take our opponent's back or transition to the mount depending on your game strategy.


Inside the University 155 - Seatbelt Back Take from Side Control when Opponent Rolls Away

Inside the University 155 - Seatbelt Back Take from Side Control when Opponent Rolls Away

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Xande troubleshoots multiple ways to take your opponent's back when they roll away using the seatbelt grip.

Inside the University 145 - Long Step Back Take against Turtle

Inside the University 145 - Long Step Back Take against Turtle

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Xande teaches a way to switch back from the classic back take with a long step to surprise your opponent with an opposite side back take. In this lesson he teaches how to establish your grips and use the long step to dig into an opposite side hook.

JJU 37-11 Mount Transition to Collar Choke from Back

JJU 37-11 Mount Transition to Collar Choke from Back

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In this lesson of the Jiu Jitsu University, Xande teaches how to transition from the mount to your opponent's back when they are doing the knee elbow escape. Xande also teaches how to continue your attack during the transition to finish with a collar choke from the back.

Eduardo Telles Turtle Guard Series 10 - Classic Back Escape Against Two Hooks

Eduardo Telles Turtle Guard Series 10 - Classic Back Escape Against Two Hooks

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Telles teaches a variation of the classic back escape when your opponent is on your back with both hooks in. By acting fast and changing the angle on your opponent, you may be able to free your hips and escape to a better position.

Eduardo Telles Turtle Guard Series 9 - Classic Back Escape Variation with One Hook In

Eduardo Telles Turtle Guard Series 9 - Classic Back Escape Variation with One Hook In

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Eduardo Telles shows one of his favorite ways to escape the back when your opponent has managed to get one hook in against your turtle position. In this lesson we use our arm as a hook against our opponent's leg and then proceed with the classic back escape.

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter 13 - Hopping Back Take from Sprawl

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter 13 - Hopping Back Take from Sprawl

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Wilson teaches a way to hop onto your opponent's back off a failed takedown attempt.

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 5 - Closed Guard Bodylock to Back Take

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 5 - Closed Guard Bodylock to Back Take

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In this next lesson we learn how to combine our armlock attack from the bodylock with a back take to advance our position. Most wrestlers have an underdeveloped sense of defending the back and this is a perfect way to advance your position to increase the likelihood of finding a submission.

Jeff Glover Donkey Guard and Triangles 5 - Hanging Triangle from the Back against Shake Defense

Jeff Glover Donkey Guard and Triangles 5 - Hanging Triangle from the Back against Shake Defense

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Jeff shows another set up from the back when your opponent tries to shake you off their back. This defense may work well when you are unable to establish a good position and are a little too high on their back. In this case we can look to transition into a triangle instead of trying to hold on or losing the back altogether.

Jeff Glover Donkey Guard and Triangles 4 - Hanging Triangle from the Back against Escape Attempt

Jeff Glover Donkey Guard and Triangles 4 - Hanging Triangle from the Back against Escape Attempt

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Jeff shows a hanging triangle setup when you have your opponent's back and they attempt to escape. Placing your first leg on your opponent's upper back is a vital detail as it allows you to lift your base during the transition to enter into the triangle.

King of Anacondas with Milton Vieira 5 - Anaconda when Opponent has your Back

King of Anacondas with Milton Vieira 5 - Anaconda when Opponent has your Back

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In this lesson we reverse the roles and look to submit our opponent from a very unlikely position. When your opponent has your back and is looking to attack your neck, we learn a way to set up the anaconda choke right off the escape.

King of Anacondas with Milton Vieira 4 - Anaconda from the Back

King of Anacondas with Milton Vieira 4 - Anaconda from the Back

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Milton teaches how to set up the Anacondas choke from your opponent's back. Often times it may be difficult to attack your opponent's neck when they are actively defending with both hands. In this lesson we switch the attack for an unlikely choke to catch them off guard.